Jennifer Peterson, DO

Board-Certified Dermatologist in Tempe, AZ

Jennifer Peterson, DO

Jennifer Peterson, DO, is a board-certified dermatologist skilled in general, medical, and cosmetic dermatology and excels in treating a wide range of dermatological conditions. At Skin Care Specialists, Dr. Peterson works out of the Tempe, Arizona location. 

Dr. Peterson treats patients of all ages, from infants to adults. She takes a comprehensive, holistic, and personalized approach to dermatological care, working with patients to address their skin concerns and considering how these issues might affect their overall health. 

Dr. Peterson’s commitment to dermatology began when she was a patient herself. As a teenager, she struggled with acne, and after she received expert dermatological care, she was inspired to become a dermatologist. 

She received her undergraduate degree in health sciences in physiology from the University of Arizona in Tucson and her medical degree from Touro University Nevada in Henderson. During her graduate training, Dr. Peterson received several honors for her clinical clerkship appointments, including the dean’s list. 

Dr. Peterson completed her dermatology residency at Midwestern University in Glendale, Arizona. During that time, she served as chief resident and received training in pediatric dermatology while rotating at Phoenix Children’s Hospital in Arizona. Here, Dr. Peterson was also awarded numerous accolades for excellence, as well as for her dedication to serving as a peer mentor and role model.

Her passions include community education and outreach programs. Dr. Peterson participated in free community skin cancer screening clinics during Skin Cancer Awareness Month. She also helped the dermatology initiative at the Phoenix Children’s Hospital, known as St. Andrew’s Children’s Clinic in Arizona. 

Beyond her dermatological interests, Dr. Peterson also enjoys international travel, fitness, reading, cooking, and cheering on the Wildcats.


Medical School: Touro University, Nevada

Residency: Midwestern University, Arizona

Clinical Focus: Personalized dermatological care


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North Mesa
Skin Care Specialists 6832 E. Brown Road, Mesa, AZ 85207
East Mesa
Skin Care Specialists 1810 S. Crismon Road, Suite 191, Mesa, AZ 85209
Skin Care Specialists 2501 E. Southern Ave., Suite 18, Tempe, AZ 85282
Skin Care Specialists 10752 N 89th PI # B121, Scottsdale, AZ 85260
Skin Care Specialists 1450 S Dobson Road #320B, Mesa, AZ 85202